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physics earth and science terms
nebula
fault
diverging boundaries
convergent boundaries
large cloud of dust and gas, 99% hydrogen and 1% dust particl…
break or crack in crust where movement has occurred
where two plates spread apart (ex: mid-atlantic ridge, east p…
where two continental plates come together, forms a mountain…
nebula
large cloud of dust and gas, 99% hydrogen and 1% dust particl…
fault
break or crack in crust where movement has occurred
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TEAS Earth and Physical Science terms
light-years
electromagnetic waves
work
kinetic energy
the distance that light will travel in a year
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
results of any change in energy
energy of motion
light-years
the distance that light will travel in a year
electromagnetic waves
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
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TEAS Earth and Physical Science terms
light-years
electromagnetic waves
work
kinetic energy
the distance that light will travel in a year
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
results of any change in energy
energy of motion
light-years
the distance that light will travel in a year
electromagnetic waves
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
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TEAS Earth and Physical Science terms
light-years
electromagnetic waves
work
kinetic energy
the distance that light will travel in a year
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
results of any change in energy
energy of motion
light-years
the distance that light will travel in a year
electromagnetic waves
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
76 terms
TEAS Earth and Physical Science terms
light-years
electromagnetic waves
work
kinetic energy
the distance that light will travel in a year
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
results of any change in energy
energy of motion
light-years
the distance that light will travel in a year
electromagnetic waves
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
115 terms
**TEAS Earth and Physical Science terms**
light-years
electromagnetic waves
gamma ray, x-ray, ultraviolet, visible…
red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indi…
the distance that light will travel in a year
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
order the forms of electromagnetic radiation from short to lo…
order the 7 visible forms of electromagnetic radiation from s…
light-years
the distance that light will travel in a year
electromagnetic waves
waves of raidiation that are chacterized by electric and magn…
55 terms
Science Mid-Term Earth and Physical Science Vocab
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Controlled Variables
Atom
Changed by the scientist; things that change
Changed by the independent variable; data collected during th…
Not changed; constants; allow for a "fair test"
The smallest unit of an element that still has the characteri…
Independent Variable
Changed by the scientist; things that change
Dependent Variable
Changed by the independent variable; data collected during th…
TEAS Earth and Physical Science: All Terms 4
Proton
Neutron
Electrons
Ion
positive charge; amount equal to atomic number; found in nucl…
no charge; found in nucleus; neutrons=electrons-mass number
negative charge; smallest particle in atom; quantity equal to…
positively or negatively charged atom, due to an inequality o…
Proton
positive charge; amount equal to atomic number; found in nucl…
Neutron
no charge; found in nucleus; neutrons=electrons-mass number
TEAS Earth and Physical Science: All Terms 2
ke = 1/2mv^2
pe = mgh
law of conservation of energy
increases; decreases
kinetic energy formula
potential energy formula
says that energy is not lost but rather transferred back and…
within a given family on the periodic table, atomic radii ___…
ke = 1/2mv^2
kinetic energy formula
pe = mgh
potential energy formula
TEAS Earth and Physical Science: All Terms 5
Proton
Neutron
Electrons
Ion
positive charge; amount equal to atomic number; found in nucl…
no charge; found in nucleus; neutrons=electrons-mass number
negative charge; smallest particle in atom; quantity equal to…
positively or negatively charged atom, due to an inequality o…
Proton
positive charge; amount equal to atomic number; found in nucl…
Neutron
no charge; found in nucleus; neutrons=electrons-mass number
48 terms
Earth and Physical Science Mid term review
Metric System
Independent Variable
Dependent Variable
Standardizing Variable
staircase, goes kilo, hectro, Deka, base unit, deci, centi, m…
the variable you control in an experiment, goes on the x axis
the variable being measured in an experiment, goes on the y a…
the constant portion of the experiment.
Metric System
staircase, goes kilo, hectro, Deka, base unit, deci, centi, m…
Independent Variable
the variable you control in an experiment, goes on the x axis
TEAS Earth and Physical Science: All Terms 1
light year
electromagnetic waves
energy
joules or calories
distance of how light will travel in one year
waves of radiation are characterized by electric and magnetic…
ability to do work
quantified units of the metric system
light year
distance of how light will travel in one year
electromagnetic waves
waves of radiation are characterized by electric and magnetic…
TEAS Earth and Physical Science: All Terms 6
light-years
electromagnetic waves
electromagnetic waves from SHORT to LONG
visible color bands from LONG to SHORT
the distance that light will travel within 1 year of time
waves of radiation that are characterized by electric and mag…
gamma, x-ray, ultraviolet, visible, infrared, microwave, radio
red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
light-years
the distance that light will travel within 1 year of time
electromagnetic waves
waves of radiation that are characterized by electric and mag…
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TEAS Earth and Physical Science: All Terms 6
light-years
electromagnetic waves
electromagnetic waves from SHORT to LONG
visible color bands from LONG to SHORT
the distance that light will travel within 1 year of time
waves of radiation that are characterized by electric and mag…
gamma, x-ray, ultraviolet, visible, infrared, microwave, radio
red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, violet
light-years
the distance that light will travel within 1 year of time
electromagnetic waves
waves of radiation that are characterized by electric and mag…
TEAS Earth and Physical Science: All Terms 3
The Moon
Light years
The Sun
Electromagnetic waves
It does not provides its own energry; the vision that is rece…
the distance light travels in one year; that is how far the S…
Light-minutes away; the Sun's energy reaches the Earth in sev…
Waves of ratiation that are characterized by eletric and magn…
The Moon
It does not provides its own energry; the vision that is rece…
Light years
the distance light travels in one year; that is how far the S…
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unit 2 and unit 3 important terms Physical Earth Science
element
atom
molecule
compound
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the properties…
A group of atoms that are held together by chemical forces; a…
a substance made up of atoms of two or more different element…
element
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
atom
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the properties…
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unit 2 and unit 3 important terms Physical Earth Science
element
atom
molecule
compound
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the properties…
A group of atoms that are held together by chemical forces; a…
a substance made up of atoms of two or more different element…
element
a substance that cannot be separated or broken down into simp…
atom
the smallest unit of an element that maintains the properties…
18 terms
Physical Earth Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary (All Terms)
Compressional Wave
Crest
Diffraction
A wave for which the matter in the medium moves back and fort…
The highest points on a transverse wave.
The bending of waves around an obstacle can also occur when w…
Compressional Wave
A wave for which the matter in the medium moves back and fort…
Crest
The highest points on a transverse wave.
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Physical Earth Science Chapter 10 Vocabulary (All Terms)
Amplitude
Compressional Wave
Crest
Diffraction
Maximum distance a wave causes the particles in a medium to m…
A wave for which the matter in the medium moves back and fort…
The highest points on a transverse wave.
The bending of waves around an obstacle can also occur when w…
Amplitude
Maximum distance a wave causes the particles in a medium to m…
Compressional Wave
A wave for which the matter in the medium moves back and fort…
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Earth Science
Plate tectonics
Plates
Divergence
Convergence
theory that explains the:... - movement of the continents... - chan…
rigid blocks of crust and upper mantle... - move along the hot u…
- 2 plates move away from each other... - hot mantle rock rises…
- crust collides with another oceanic plate or continental pl…
Plate tectonics
theory that explains the:... - movement of the continents... - chan…
Plates
rigid blocks of crust and upper mantle... - move along the hot u…
36 terms
Science MSA - Earth Science
mineral
igeneous rock
sedimentary rock
sediments
naturally forming solid with a specific composition that form…
rock formed when melted rock cools and hardens often near a v…
rock formed from pieces of rocks and remains of living things…
pieces of rock
mineral
naturally forming solid with a specific composition that form…
igeneous rock
rock formed when melted rock cools and hardens often near a v…
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Science MSA - Physical Science
chemical change
chemical property
compound
density
A change where substances are changed into entirely new subst…
A property that describes a substance's ability to change int…
two or more atoms chemically bonded together
mass divided by volume
chemical change
A change where substances are changed into entirely new subst…
chemical property
A property that describes a substance's ability to change int…
14 terms
Apologia Physical Science: Module 3
Atmosphere
Atmospheric pressure
barometer
Homosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
an instrument used to measure atmospheric preasure
the lower layer of earth's atmosphere which exists from groun…
Atmosphere
The mass of air surrounding a planet
Atmospheric pressure
The pressure exerted by the atmosphere on all objects within it
133 terms
133 Ways to Pass the Earth Science Regents
1. Density is
2. **As temperature increases
3. **As pressure increases
4. The same objects have the
how close or compact the molecules are
molecules spread out (volume increases) and density decreases…
molecules move closer together and density increases (direct)
same density NO MATTER WHAT SIZE
1. Density is
how close or compact the molecules are
2. **As temperature increases
molecules spread out (volume increases) and density decreases…
23 terms
Physical Science Chapter 6
periodic law
group
family
period
law that states that the physical and chemical properties of…
column of elements in the periodic table; family
column of elements in the periodic table; group
horizontal row of elements in the periodic table
periodic law
law that states that the physical and chemical properties of…
group
column of elements in the periodic table; family
25 terms
Chapter 1, Prentice Hall Physical Science
science
life science
chemistry
physical science
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
the study of living things, including plants, animals, and mi…
the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes
the science of chemistry and physics
science
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
life science
the study of living things, including plants, animals, and mi…
68 terms
Physical Science EOC Review Terms
Atomic Number
Atomic Mass
Mass Number
Alkali Metals
Number of protons
Total mass of protons and neutrons in the nucleus
Average of all the isotopes of an element
Atomic Number
Number of protons
Atomic Mass
Total mass of protons and neutrons in the nucleus
8 terms
Earth's Physical Features: Bodies of Water
bay
gulf
lake
ocean
Part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually…
A large part of the ocean that extends into land
A body of (usually fresh) water surrounded by land
One of the four major bodies of salt water that surround the…
bay
Part of an ocean or lake extending into the land and usually…
gulf
A large part of the ocean that extends into land
10 terms
Ch 1 Physical Science
Science
Technology
Chemistry
Physics
a system of knowledge and the methods used to find that knowl…
the use of knowledge to solve practical problems
is the study of composition, structure, properties and reacti…
the science that examines the fundamental laws relating matte…
Science
a system of knowledge and the methods used to find that knowl…
Technology
the use of knowledge to solve practical problems
29 terms
Physical Science: Chapter 3 - Mapping Earth
Position
Origin
Vector
Axis
a variable that tells location relative to an origin.
a place where the position has been given a value of zero.
a variable that gives direction information included in its v…
one of two (or more) number lines that form a graph.
Position
a variable that tells location relative to an origin.
Origin
a place where the position has been given a value of zero.
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Physical Science Concepts in Action: Chapter 2
pure substance
element
atom
compound
matter that has a fixed, uniform composition so that every sa…
a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
the smallest particle of an element
a substance that is made from two or more simpler substances,…
pure substance
matter that has a fixed, uniform composition so that every sa…
element
a substance that cannot be broken down into simpler substances
40 terms
Chapter 1, Prentice Hall Physical Science
science
technology
chemistry
physics
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
the application of science for practical purposes
the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes
the science of matter and energy and their interactions
science
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
technology
the application of science for practical purposes
15 terms
Spheres of the Earth
Biosphere
Atmosphere
Lithosphere
Hydrosphere
Life
Air
Rock
Water
Biosphere
Life
Atmosphere
Air
96 terms
Physical Science Equations / Formulas
Density =
Units for Density, mass and Volume
Density Equation Rerarranged:
Pressure =
mass ÷ volume
mass: grams or kilograms... volume: mL, L, or cm³... Density: g/mL,…
mass = Density × Volume... Volume = mass ÷ density
Force ÷ Area
Density =
mass ÷ volume
Units for Density, mass and Volume
mass: grams or kilograms... volume: mL, L, or cm³... Density: g/mL,…
29 terms
Chapter 1, Prentice Hall Physical Science
science
technology
chemistry
physics
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
the application of science for practical purposes
the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes
the science of matter and energy and their interactions
science
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
technology
the application of science for practical purposes
14 terms
Layers of the Earth
Crust
Mantle
core
Continental crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
the central part of the Earth below the mantle
Crust about 30km to 100km thick that makes up the continents
Crust
the thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Mantle
the layer of rock between the Earth's crust and core
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2016/2017 TCS FAIRFAX EARTH SCIENCE 1.4 TERMS (SAFETY SYMBOLS)
safety goggles
lab apron
breakage
heat-resistant gloves
safety goggles
lab apron
15 terms
Layers of the Earth
Outer Core
Inner Core
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
The outermost, rigid (solid) layer of the Earth. It is divide…
The plastic (soft, like taffy) layer of the upper mantle that…
Outer Core
The only liquid layer of the Earth. It is made of iron and ni…
Inner Core
The solid center of the Earth made of iron and nickel.
31 terms
Physical Science Chapter 14 The Solar System
geocentric
heliocentric
ellipse
moon
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
an oval shape, which may be elongated or nearly circular, the…
a natural satellite that revolves around a planet
geocentric
a model of the universe in which Earth is at the center of th…
heliocentric
a model of the solar system in which Earth and the other plan…
29 terms
Prentice Hall Physical Science: Chapter 1
science
technology
chemistry
physics
a system of knowledge and the methods you use to find that kn…
the use of knowledge to solve practical problems
the study of the composition, structure, properties, and reac…
the study of matter and energy and the interactions between t…
science
a system of knowledge and the methods you use to find that kn…
technology
the use of knowledge to solve practical problems
ML Earth Science Chapter 1 (Part 1)
Geology
Physical Geology
Historical Geology
Catastrophism
The science that pursues an understanding of planet Earth
Examines the materials composing earth
Examines the origin of Earth and its development through time
The concept that Earth was shaped by catastrophic events of a…
Geology
The science that pursues an understanding of planet Earth
Physical Geology
Examines the materials composing earth
29 terms
Chapter 1, Prentice Hall Physical Science
science
technology
chemistry
physics
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
the application of science for practical purposes
the study of the properties of matter and how matter changes
the science of matter and energy and their interactions
science
An organized way of using evidence to learn about the natural…
technology
the application of science for practical purposes
54 terms
Earth Science Terms-Not Sure
physical properties
foliated
intrusive
extrusive
the characteristics of a substance that can be observed or me…
term used to describe metamorphic rocks that have grains arra…
a type of igneous rock that generally contains large crystals…
A type of igneous rock that generally contains small crystals…
physical properties
the characteristics of a substance that can be observed or me…
foliated
term used to describe metamorphic rocks that have grains arra…
29 terms
Physical Science: Chapter 3 - Mapping Earth
Position
Origin
Vector
Axis
a variable that tells location relative to an origin.
a place where the position has been given a value of zero.
a variable that gives direction information included in its v…
one of two (or more) number lines that form a graph.
Position
a variable that tells location relative to an origin.
Origin
a place where the position has been given a value of zero.
36 terms
Earth Science Chapter 3 Terms
Rock
Sedimentary Rock
Rock Cycle
lava
Solid mass of mineral or mineral material that is naturally o…
Rocks formed by deposition and lithification of pieces of roc…
The continuous processes rock undergoes to change on our plan…
Molten rock that has made it onto the surface of the Earth
Rock
Solid mass of mineral or mineral material that is naturally o…
Sedimentary Rock
Rocks formed by deposition and lithification of pieces of roc…
41 terms
NTK Physics Formula - All
meter
acceleration
speed
velocity
meter
acceleration
68 terms
Physical Science EOC Review Terms
Number of protons
Total mass of protons and neutrons in…
Average of all the isotopes of an elem…
Alkali Metals
Atomic Number
Atomic Mass
Mass Number
Number of protons
Atomic Number
Total mass of protons and neutrons in…
Atomic Mass
15 terms
earth science chapter exam 2
A map is a two-dimensional representat…
The relief on a map is the difference…
A contour line connects points of the…
An index contour is a darkened contour…
A topographic, or topo, map, shows the Earth's surface featur…
A topographic map shows the top view of the image not the sid…
Contour lines can not cross since they represent different el…
A slope is the degree of inclination from the horizontal. Con…
A map is a two-dimensional representat…
A topographic, or topo, map, shows the Earth's surface featur…
The relief on a map is the difference…
A topographic map shows the top view of the image not the sid…
20 terms
Summary Exam Week 1-8 (Loomis)
The Cenozoic, Mesozoic and Paleozoic b…
The Phanerozoic (Greek for "visible li…
The idea that younger materials are de…
Chuck has a sample with a volume of 50…
Era
542
Superposition
3.0g/cm3
The Cenozoic, Mesozoic and Paleozoic b…
Era
The Phanerozoic (Greek for "visible li…
542
10 terms
Physical Science 4.3
Metal
Malleable
Ductile
Conductivity
A class of elements characterized by physical properties that…
A term used to describe material that can be pounded into sha…
A term used to describe a material that can be pulled out int…
The ability of an object to transfer heat or electricity to a…
Metal
A class of elements characterized by physical properties that…
Malleable
A term used to describe material that can be pounded into sha…
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